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UH Student/Employee Vaccine FAQs

The UH Student Health Center in partnerships with Walgreens and HEB administered COVID-19 vaccine to eligible students and employees who chose to receive the vaccine during the spring semester. For the latest information on vaccine availability and eligibility, please visit the UH COVID-19 Vaccine page.

No, as the vaccine has only been approved on an emergency basis it cannot be required.

No, the vaccine will not be required by the university under any circumstance and will not be expected as part of the process of returning to work, nor will it be a condition of employment.

Yes, the university can recommend and encourage individuals to strongly consider getting the vaccine.

Yes, this is protected health information.

No, you should not ask whether any employee has had the vaccine.

No, you should not share that information.

No, you should not share that information.

You will only know if they tell you directly. You should not ask for personal health information from co-workers or students.

If you have been fully vaccinated, you would only need to be tested or quarantine if you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19. CDC indicates you are fully vaccinated when it is more than two weeks following receipt of the second dose in a two- dose series or more than two weeks following receipt of one dose in a single-dose vaccine and it has not been longer than three months from the time you received the last dose in the series.

No, you cannot limit in-person meetings to those who are vaccinated.

The decision not to be vaccinated has no bearing on whether one works remotely.


No, the university will not ask any student, employee or guest if they have been vaccinated.

Yes, employees should use sick leave for time off from work to get the vaccine as well as if you do not feel well enough to return to work after receiving the vaccine or if you experience symptoms of COVID-19.

No, you will not need to be tested unless you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

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